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Trump impeachment looms as U.S. House committee approves charges

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday took Republican President Donald Trump to the brink of impeachment by approving two charges against him over his efforts to pressure Ukraine to investigate Democratic political rival Joe Biden. A divided House Judiciary Committee voted 23-17 along party lines to approve articles of […]

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Trump accuses Democrats of ‘trivializing impeachment’ after vote on articles

Trump spoke just about an hour after the House Judiciary Committee voted. December 13, 2019, 8:30 PM 8 min read Just about an hour after the House Judiciary Committee Friday approved two articles of impeachment against him, President Donald Trump accused them of “trivializing” the constitutional process for political gain. Before a meeting with Paraguay’s […]

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Trump impeachment: House prepares for crucial vote amid whistleblower row – live | US news

As we await the impeachment hearing that starts at 9am ET today, the president has had a manic morning on Twitter so far. Most of it does not need national and international news coverage. But the blog must pause to note that the President of the United States has just taken a spiteful pop at […]

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Democrats Expect Wide Scale Defections on Impeachment Vote

Democrats are expecting wide-scale defections among their rank and file when Articles of Impeachment against President Donald Trump come to the floor for a vote next week, the Washington Post reports. the Washington Post’s Rachael Bade and Mike DeBonis wrote late Wednesday: House Democratic leaders are bracing for some defections among a group of moderate […]

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Judiciary panel takes first steps toward impeachment vote

WASHINGTON — The House Judiciary Committee has taken the first steps toward voting on articles of impeachment against U.S. President Donald Trump, beginning a marathon two-day session to consider the historic charges with a lively prime-time hearing at the Capitol. Democrats and Republicans used the otherwise procedural meeting Wednesday evening to deliver sharp, poignant and, […]

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Democrats to unveil 2 articles of impeachment Tuesday morning

The unveiling of the articles will be the culmination of a nearly three-month impeachment inquiry centering on Trump’s alleged efforts to pressure Ukraine to investigate his political rivals — and the president’s subsequent efforts to block Democrats’ access to key witnesses and documents. The decision to move forward with specific impeachment charges is the most […]

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Trump impeachment hearing updates: Judiciary panel hears evidence | USA News

US House Democrats entered a new phase of the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump last week as the House Judiciary Committee took over and began hearings to debate and determine possible articles of impeachment.  The process continued on Monday with a marathon hearing of the House Judiciary Committee to examine the evidence in the investigation.  More: […]

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Pelosi goes it alone on impeachment

On Thursday, Pelosi jolted Washington by declaring that the House will begin drafting articles of impeachment against Trump — a task that she personally instructed her chairmen to begin. Pelosi stood alone before a bank of TV cameras, flanked by a row of American flags in the same storied spot where she announced the House […]

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Melania Trump says Democratic impeachment witness should be ‘ashamed’ for mentioning son, Barron

First lady Melania Trump slammed a witness in the House Judiciary Committee impeachment hearing on Wednesday, saying she should be “ashamed” about a quip involving her son, Barron. The witness, Pamela Karlan, later said she was sorry. “A minor child deserves privacy and should be kept out of politics,” the first lady tweeted of her […]

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Impeachment, Emmanuel Macron, Google: Your Wednesday Briefing

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. We’re covering today’s impeachment hearing, the withdrawal of Kamala Harris from the Democratic presidential race, and an alarming report about climate change. Impeachment inquiry begins its next phase The House Judiciary Committee is set to hear from four legal scholars today as it […]

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